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No one hurt in mobile home fire in New Port Richey

NEW PORT RICHEY

No one hurT in tough blaze AT MOBILE HOME

A mobile home fire on Monday afternoon kept two firefighting agencies busy for hours. No one was injured at the mobile home at 5011 Beau Lane, in a neighborhood just west of U.S. 19 and a quarter-mile north of Green Key Road, said Pasco County Fire Rescue officials. When county crews arrived on scene at 2:32 p.m., they called New Port Richey firefighters for assistance, officials said. The cause of the fire was unknown Monday evening.

School bus driver cited in accident

A school bus driver transporting 36 middle and high school students was cited Monday morning after he backed into a stand of trees and knocked out two rear windows, the Florida Highway Patrol said. No one was hurt. Salvatore J. Falco, 67, of New Port Richey, was backing up the bus on Old Decubellis Road about 7:05 a.m. when the collision occurred, causing about $1,000 in damage to the bus, the FHP reported. FHP said poor visibility due to the early hour was a factor. Falco was cited for careless driving.

DUNEDIN

Motorcyclist dies on CR 1 curve

A 33-year-old Wesley Chapel man was killed early Monday when he lost control of his Suzuki motorcycle, the Florida Highway Patrol said. William Schreiner was heading north on County Road 1 at a "high rate of speed" at about 12:15 a.m., the FHP said. At Country Woods Lane, Schreiner lost control of the bike while trying to negotiate a right hand curve. The bike crossed the median, then hit a curb and a light pole before coming to rest in the southbound lanes. The FHP said Schreiner was wearing a helmet but died at the scene.

LAND O'LAKES

Boy, 10, hurt in go-cart accident

A 10-year-old boy was injured Sunday afternoon in a go-cart accident near Ehren Cutoff and Tower Road. Austin Carter, a Pine­view Elementary student, hit his head on a concrete pole after losing control of the go-cart, which was being pulled by an all-terrain vehicle, said the Pasco Sheriff's Office. Carter was airlifted to St. Joseph's Hospital, where he was placed in pediatric intensive care. Neighborhood children ages 8 to 14 were playing with the go-cart and ATV on Sunday. None wore wearing protective gear, said deputies. Carter's condition was not available Monday.

Correction

Four teenage inmates charged this weekend with beating up another teen in a cell all were being held in the Pasco County Detention Center in New Port Richey. Jail officials sometimes place youthful offenders at the adult jail when there is overcrowding at the juvenile detention center, a sheriff's spokesman said. A story in Monday's Pasco Times incorrectly stated where the attack occurred.

Pasco deaths

Bennett, Jean

Boersig, Henry G.

Herrera, Carolina P.

Miranda, Marie

Nolan, Irene

Proper, Norman R. Sr.

This list is from detailed obituaries published in Section B.

No one hurt in mobile home fire in New Port Richey 09/29/08 [Last modified: Wednesday, November 3, 2010 2:11pm]
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